Lot 61: S/S double rifle James Purdey & Son - London, 9,3x74R, #12448, § C
Classic Auction for hunting guns and rifles, accessories, hunting related collectible items and hunting art
November 3, 2016
Wien, Wien, AustriaLive Auction
Description: 60 cm barrels with flat file-cut rib, open sights with additional folding leaf, extractor, bright rounded action with sparse floral scroll engraving quality C, T-bolt action with underlever beneath the trigger guard, back-action rebounding hammer locks with safety slides, double triggers, restocked with well grained walnut with oval cheekpiece, Silver's rubber recoil pad 37 cm, fore-end with lever fastener, blank silver stock oval, 4 kg, in a brass-cornered leather case with replicated maker's trade label, embossed on the lid with "J.M.F. Sprot Royal Scots Greys", year of manufacture 1886, bores altered to the 9,3x74R, without valid proof, professionally restored to condition 2.